Alpha ZXT Review – Miracle Supplement Or Hoax?By: Rob Miller
Fact Checked On: 11-3-2018
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So it’s Sunday and I’m sitting in a local burger place waiting on my takeout order when I come across yet another ad for “amazing nootropic” supplement that celebrities are using to increase their IQ dramatically. The name of this supplement is none other then Alpha ZXT, which almost sounds like a new car or something.
“Imagine, for just $199 a month you too could be driving the all new 2015 Acura Alpha ZXT” pitch line comes to mind.
The ad is being featured on Yahoo, and the celebrity names being tossed around reads like a “Who’s Who” of Hollywood. Jamie Foxx is taking it, so is Bradley Cooper, even Denzel Washington. It’s apparently a clear pill that can give you a 400% increase in your IQ, boosting both your memory and productivity, and give you laser like focus.
But, what the hell is it, and more importantly, WHAT is in it?
ContentsWhat is it?
Our Problem With It
Are Celebrities REALLY Using It?
My Personal Test Results
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Alpha ZXT?
If you visit the official website, there’s alot of talk about how great it is for attention, working memory, long term memory, and information processing, but not alot of talk about what’s actually in it.
What we do know is that it contains Phosphatidylcholine, which is actually a vital substance found in every cell in the human body. It has shown a bit of promise at helping to slow down aging related process and improved brain functioning and memory capacity in patients with dementia, but the results are still inconclusive. (Source: 1)
Intrigued, I decided to order a bottle myself and here’s a rundown of ALL of the ingredients:
- St Johns Wort
- Bacopa Monnieri
- Ginkgo Biloba
- Acetyl L-Carnitine
- Dimethylaminoethanol Bitatrate
It’s unclear which ingredient is the primary one, but my guess it would be the combo of Vinpocetine and St. Johns Wort. St. Johns Wort has been shown (at least in limited trials) to help with symptoms of depression, as well as help with anxiety, and trouble sleeping.
With that said, however, there is no evidence that it can help with ADD / ADHD symptoms, at least not by itself. Glutamine is simply an amino acid that is actually found naturally in the body. Unlike St. Johns Wort, Glutamine is used for treatment of ADHD symptoms, and is actually one of the most abundant amino acids in the body. (Source: 2)
Bacopa Monnier is an herb native to most continents, and has been traditionally used as a neurological tonic and cognitive enhancer. In a clinical study conducted and released in July of 2008, Bacopa Monnier was shown to help older individuals (65 + years of age) by increasing cognitive performance as opposed to those in a placebo group. (Source: 3)
I have taken Gingko Biloba on its own before and definitely noticed an increase in short and long term memory.
Our Problem With It
The problem with this supplement is not REALLY the supplement itself, it’s more about the marketing behind it that really seems to grind my gears. For one, while all these ads LOVE to boast that A-List celebs from around the world are taking their supplement, nothing can be further from the truth.
Example…in one of the ads, Denzel Washington is claimed to have named this supplement specifically as the inspiration for his HUGE film successes.
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He is literally quoted as saying “I would not be able to have the energy I have, the focus and ability to memorize my movie lines after just reading them once – if it wasn’t for Alpha ZXT ”
Now, I did EXTENSIVE research to try and find this supposed speech, and there was not one SHRED of evidence he even gave it.
Another one is Tiger Woods being featured on the cover of Time Magazine, with the caption “Tigers Tale: Credits Brain Boosting Clear Pill as biggest trick for success…” Here’s the cover in case you missed it:
And again, total false advertisement….Here’s the REAL cover of the Time Magazine Article.
Does anyone else see some mention of some “Clear Pill” that he credits to dominating the PGA tour??? I didn’t think so…Very cleverly Photoshopped I might ad.
Another FALSE testimonial I’ve come across with many other of these so called “brain boosting nootropics” including Addium and Brainstorm Elite, includes the claim that it’s been featured in a Forbes Article titled “Alpha ZXT: Viagra For The Brain.” Here it is in case you missed it:
However, if you look at the REAL Forbes article, there is no mention whatsoever about it.
Another thing I noticed in one of the specific ads is that they keep talking up this supplement, but made a goof that I guess they forgot to fix during editing. Specifically, they mention a competing product within the so-called 14 Day test results they supposedly did with it, mentioning a product called Brainstorm Elite within the article. Check it out below:
You’ll also see the same thing with the National Geographic cover they use in the upper right hand corner of the ad. Here’s a photo of the real cover taken from the National Geographic website.
Again, no mention of Alpha ZXT (or Brainstorm Elite) or whatever scam they are running for the day.
Yet another thing they mention is that Dr. Oz himself specifically endorses the use of it as a safe and effective alternative to prescription medications like aderal. However, if you actually watch the full episode they are mentioning in this article, you will find no such mention of it.
This is not the first time Dr Oz’s name has been used to promote a pill, and he has done a pretty good job at combating this by establishing Oz Watch, which warns consumers about marketers illegally using his likeness to promote their supplements.
There’s also a bunch of comments at the bottom of the article that speak nothing but high praises for Alpha ZXT, but if you try to post a comment yourself…nothing happens. Check out my screencast below:
I tried several times to leave a comment, even going so far as to using different browsers, and no comment was posted.
Update 6/3/2015– Now They’re Saying Stephen Hawking is using it!
So I wake up this morning and shoot over to yahoo this morning for my daily dose of the days events, and low and behold what do i see? None other then another ad, this time with the title “Hawking Predicts ‘Biggest Event In Human History'”.
Intrigued, I decide to click on the ad and wouldn’t you know it, they are now saying Stephen Hawking declared on a recent interview with Anderson Cooper that “this pill will change humanity”.
Here’s the ad in case you missed it:
On the supposed “Discovery Magazine” article it still has all the usual suspects, including statements that celebrities like Tiger Woods, Bill Gates, and Will Smith are taking it, but now they’re saying Stephen Hawking is calling this pill “revolutionary”.
Finding the interview proved virtually impossible…I tried searching the CNN website, google, and a variety of other sources to see if Anderson Cooper even interviewed Stephen Hawking, with no success.
Well, it turns out (if you were surprised anyway) that Hawking did NOT say that….Instead in the REAL article (wasn’t even an interview with Anderson Cooper) he was talking about Artificial intelligence and how “Success in AI would be the biggest even in human history”.
Here’s the article on Geek.com if you’re interested.
Update! (6/20/2015) Now James Cameron Uses It…
This just keeps getting better and better…or worse and worse depending on how you look at it. I was again browsing through Yahoos homepage this morning and this time I came across a sponsored post that screamed “He Found This Inside An Abandoned Missile Silo?”
It turns out “he” is non other then James Cameron, the billionaire director. According to the article I’m reading here, Cameron apparently discovered old rocket propulsion systems….That’s. Literally. It.
Who would have thought that by filming in an abandoned missile silo you might actually come across old rocket propulsion systems?? Shocker…
Anyways, the article goes into an in-depth “interview” with James Cameron, who attributes much of his success to none other then Alpha ZXT. Apparently it helped him increase his IQ and gave him a consistent and reliable level of focus, as well as helping improve memory and cognition.
Well, it turns out that this, not surprisingly, is 100% Bulls$%t…
First off, here’s an image of the sponsored ad on Yahoo. You can clearly see that it says the story appeared on Viral Nova, but when you click on the ad you’re taken to a “Discovery Mag” newstory. As usual, this is not the REAL Discovery Mag website, but one intended to appear like one…
The fact that the URL is discover mag news (DOT) com should have raised a red flag to most people, but I can see how most might miss it.
Second, here’s the ACTUAL Viral Nova article about the abandoned missile silo. Clearly, it has nothing to do with James Cameron, and is actually pretty eery looking through all the pics they posted.
My Personal Results and Findings
Like I mentioned earlier in the review, I decided to purchase a bottle for testing myself and finally got around to trying it for the last few days. The first thing I wanted to notice was the STRIKING similarities between Alpha ZXT and another recently tested supplement called Neuro 3x.
I had written about Neuro 3x back in October, and one of our product testers named John tried it out, with very little in the way of results. If you look at the labels of both Neuro3X AND Alpha ZXT you’ll see that they completely identical, with literally the only difference being the name of the product.
The other thing I noted was the apparent similarities in the ingredients…in fact, the ingredients are EXACTLY the same.
So, knowing this do you think the results would be that much different from taking it? Instead of John testing this supplement out I decided to try it myself and report my results.
To be honest, I didn’t really notice any difference after taking it. There was no sudden moments of clarity, no mind altering focus or concentration, and certainly no improvement in memory.
I decided to “up the ante” and take 2 capsules at once (which is not recommended) and if anything I felt a slight sense of calm and focus, but again, nothing dramatic.
Frequently Asked Questions We Get
How Do I Take It?
On the label it says you should take 1 capsule 30 minutes before breakfast with water. It also says you can take 1 more pill, but not to exceed later in the day. I always recommend that you take supplements like this on a full stomach first to asses your tolerance.
How Long Does It Take To Work?
Well, if you buy into the marketing, you’ll start feeling the effects in minutes. For me, it didn’t quite work that way. I would say if I felt “anything” it was probably about an hour and a half after I took it.
Can I Buy This In Stores?
I visited my local GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, Walmart, and Walgreens / CVS, and none of them carried the supplement (which is not surprising). I also checked online retailers like Amazon, eBay, and others and came up short.
Does It Cause Any Side Effects?
This part is unclear. I, for one, didn’t experience any negative effects from taking Alpha ZXT. However, with that said ANY supplement has the potential to cause side effects.If you look at some of the reviews below, one guy names Nathan actually experienced a withdrawal effect from it, stating he had been ill with a fever and chills the last few days.
Of course there’s no way to be sure it was caused by the supplement, and it could be a complete coincidence for all we know.
To be on the safe side, I would recommend you check with your physician prior to taking this (or really any) supplement to be sure it’s safe for you to take.
Is It Really Better Then Adderall?
In my personal opinion, absolutely NOT. I’ve taken adderall before, and if you’ve ever tried it, you KNOW it starts working very quickly. The marketing says its “600% more potent then adderall”…this is complete B.S. Trust me, this is NOT legal adderall.
Who Makes It?
This is a bit of a mystery. I searched around on the US Patent Office to see if it was trademarked, but it wasn’t. There’s no mention of an address on their site, and I couldn’t see WHO exactly manufactures it.
How Do I Cancel?
You can cancel your order by either calling their customer support phone number, which is 1-855-962-7747, or by sending them an email at email@example.com.
You can request a refund, but as it turns out it’s not so easy. For one, many have complained that they can’t get through to anyone via the customer support phone number. Some have even said they’ve sent an email and never received a reply.
I tried their phone number and, while it didn’t even ring (went straight to hold music), someone did pick up in about 1 min. They offer a 60 day money back guarantee, and from some of the comments I’ve seen it looks like they are honoring it.
If This Is So Great, Where Are All The Reviews?
This is a GREAT question…if you run a search on google, you’ll find tons of websites cluttering the results talking about how great this supplement is. However, if you REALLY read into the content on those pages, you’ll find that they are nothing more then a jumbled mess of BS that doesn’t even make sense.
For example, one of the sites I visited (supplements 4 help dot com), clearly states under the “Peoples Opinion” section of Alpha ZXT the following:
“As others consume stated, this book is perfectly researched and the author offerings his argument in a very kind, careful way, with a lot of compassion for the persons whose stories he tells to exemplify his point.”
What….the….F$%k??? It makes no mention of testimonials about the product, what their results were, and makes ABSOLUTELY no sense whatsoever.
I would link to this page to show you what I’m talking about, but I don’t even want to give them the satisfaction.
I took to Youtube to see if I could find anyone talking about the supplement and came across this, check it out below:
What can I say….I’m speechless….the fact that videos like this even exist make me want to start my own Youtube, because clearly they don’t give a s$%t what is posted on their site.
Does Alpha ZXT really work as well as they say it does? It didn’t for me, and by resorting to CLEARLY deceptive marketing practices as a way of selling their supplement it leads me to believe that it will product nothing more then a placebo effect for almost anyone that decides to use it.
FYI, Someone is trying to SHUT ME DOWN because I expose SCAMS like this. Do me a favor since I probably just saved you some of your hard earned cash….LIKE ME on Facebook, Tweet Me, ANYTHING you can do to help keep this site going and EXPOSE scams like this will help ME and YOU!!
Have You Used Alpha ZXT? Leave Your Review Below!
Have you used this supplement?
I took the max dose of Alpha ZXT b.i.d. X 1 week with little result. I'm more concerned with what happens to the brain now that I've stopped using it. I have been ill with a fever, chills the past 3 days; don't know if this is directly related to any side effects.
The marketing got me...makes you wonder what we're all these celebs using prior to taking Alpha ZXT? I guess "smart" people wouldn't buy this in the 1st place
12 out of 13 people found this review helpful.
Rob Miller: That's strange, first time i've heard of that after stopping use. If it persists definitely get checked out by your doctor.
I've been taking AlphaZXT - just entering my 3rd month of 1/day [60 tabs/bottle]. I do notice some difference, like you did.But that's it. One thing my 'clear pills' are Clear gel caps, with the contents being green. Most likely because of the St. John's Wart.
10 out of 12 people found this review helpful.
Glad I went ahead and tried it.
After reading all the reviews I had my doubts but I went ahead and tried AlphaZXT. I am glad I did. I am 60 years old and work in a warehouse, on my feet and on the go all day. The last 4 days I have used AlphaZXT my energy level is up and my focus on my work is much much improved. Many comments from co-workers who have noticed a difference as well. I don't care for the way they market the product but I am enjoying the results.
9 out of 12 people found this review helpful.
Didn't feel a thing.
Second day and I still don't feel a thing.
4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.
No problems with it
I checked ingredients with WebMD in case of conflict with my other meds and it is ok.
I felts a energy boost when I first used it and still feel better than before use. I will try just st johns wort for a while to see if there are any changes in the way I feel energy wise. I am 72 years old and feel better since using this product.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
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how much is the bottle? -stevie
At this time, a single bottle costs $49.85.- Rob
3 out of 3 people found this question helpful.
I bought using internet a botle of Alpha XYZ. I started using it 3-days ago. I notice that the expiring date is 08/15 !!!!!!!!! -Efthymios
Call the company and see if they'll send you a replacement.- Rob
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Would really appreciate it if you would give your age bracket when leaving your feedback??? -Lawrence
I'm 34.- Rob
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have been trying for 3 days to cancel and request a refund, phone always rings busy and no response to emails. Thank You -Tom
I've heard this a lot with Alpha ZXT. Call your bank or credit card company. They should be able to pull up the transaction, where they have access to a direct line. They can give you the number, or they may put on a 3-way call for you.- Rob
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Which started sending sending out to all his Skype contacts suspicious links to fake Forbes articles about this supposed Steven Hawking interview. That’s actually how I ended up hearing about this supplement and coming across this post.
The product in question, Neurocell, I think it was(?) appeared in an NY Daily News article about Trump. Does it get any better?
Talk about a great example of ‘what do these 3 things have in common?” We are ‘gifted’ with the Daily News, which ran a Trump puff piece, in which a fauxvertisement touts an herbal that will put your brain in turbo mode (subliminal message: you too could be as smart as Trump tells us he is just by taking this supplement). Too funny.
I’d suggest sending the URL the fauxvertisement appears in to the Federal Trade Commission at ftc.gov and also to quack watch.com.
If the company hawking this brain-tweaking herbal is the real thing, then they’d be able to refute, w evidence, all the claims they are making.
I agree with you completely. The way these companies get away with all the false claims is that they get in, make their money, and get out so quickly no one has time to sue or investigate.
By the time anyone is mad enough to take action, they’ve moved on to the next scheme… which is why our best weapon against them is spreading the word.
In case You haven’t noticed yet. They have a new one now.
It’s called AlphaXYZ. 🙂 Package? Same as two one before. 🙂
Thanks for the heads up! Must say, I’m not surprised!
My mother in-law has alzhiemer’s and it doesn’t appear doctors are doing much to help her brain function.
I thought these smart drugs may be for her until I noticed all the 14 day trial reviews are pretty much the same but with a different famous persons name tied to them and it appears the name of the smart drug is different also. I thought of giving her the Optimind w/ Phenibut, Ginko Biloba, St.
Johns Wart and maybe Adderall. Do you think this may help her memory?
Yeah, stay away from Alpha ZXT and the like. Nootropics should be able to help though. My recommendations would be for MindBoost, along with the Gingko and St John’s Wort. Supplements can help, but make sure you consult with her doctor as well.
I have never fallen for a scam in my life. However, their add showed up when I typed in the Fox News URL.
I knew that it would not have the magical benefits they advertised but thought I would try to buy it just to see if it helped improve concentration and focus at all. Luckily my bank declined the charge and I got a call from the fraud department.
It’s definitely illegal, and the celebrities that are being used as pawns in this charade should have someone looking out for stuff like this. I’ve tried reaching out to a few of them on Twitter, but unsurprisingly never heard back.
They briefly fooled me by making their ad appear to be a legitimate CNN article and their writing was just good enough to fly under my radar as an obvious scam. The facts did not sad up, however and after work I did an independent search on it and wound up here.
It is a bit unnerving that this far with me since have yet to be successfully scammed by anyone. Thus I believe that it is important to warn people by posting here.
As one poster already stated, taking multiple unproven supplements like these combined into a single product is most likely going to scatter your brain due to unanticipated interactions between the agents themselves and unpredictable interactions with the consumer’s native brain chemistry.
Thanks for your review of this.
I was thinking of trying it until I saw one ingredient that stopped me immediately and that is Bacopa Monnieri. I had tried this supplement in a brand called “Remember!" I was in graduate school and I was trying to boost my memory and focus.
This particular herb did the complete opposite for me. My thoughts completely scattered while using it.
I could not focus at all. I became overly emotional and worrying over things that previously didn’t phase me.
I failed an important test because of it! I even contemplated dropping out of school!
Then while praying to God what to do, it occurred to me, “It’s that Remember! crap!!!" I stopped taking it and within a week I was better. I would advise anyone to be careful of any pills that has Bacopa Monnieri as an ingredient.
I haven’t heard of Bacopa Monnieri causing those kinds of side effects and I haven’t been able to find anything about it in my research, but I’m glad you found your culprit. I have heard that it’s not to be taken in conjunctions with certain medications including anti-depressants.
Thanks for the research you did. I should send you the check I was going to send to them. 🙂
Keep up the great work!
DMAE was originally tested as a possible Alzheimers drug but clinical trials were halted because of severe mental side effects, i.e., hallucinations, in participants. A friend suffered a mental breakdown while taking a DMAE supplement, becoming delusional and requiring hospitalization.
Also another ingredient, Glutamine is the key amino acid in MSG. Though it is a necessary nutrient, excess consumption is not well tolerated by many people.
It’s an excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain but we get plenty of it in our modern protein-rich diets!
However you invested time energy and money..So thank you for all that and Keep up this honest and good work. The world doesn’t need more viagra for the Brian but much more People like you..
I used the customer service number you provided and they asked why I wanted to canceled and I told them I have read the reviews . The operator said they would refund my money in 6 to 10 days.
I will have to wait and see. thanks for your reviews. This makes about the 4th time I have been sucked in .
So far I have been lucky. Next time I will read the reviews first.
Only yesterday I started to order a product called brain fire and backed out I had read the article about Anderson Cooper and the scientist but I was for Brain Fire not Alpha zxt.. Someone had goggled their address in Utah and found it to be in a residential neighborhood.
Glad we could help. I know it’s hard to believe, but there are some reputable products out there, you just have to do your homework. Sign up for my free “guide to nootropics” ebook. It’ll give you a good idea of what to look for. Also, my top nootropic pick is Optimind.
Anyway thank you.
In short, I could focus better. The way I know it worked is when I stopped taking it for awhile and then started again.
I’m sure everyone is different, but for me, it’s noticeable within a short amount of time. I never clocked it, but I’d imagine around 30 minutes to an hour or so.
Just take it regularly and you’ll always have that clarity and focus. Good stuff!
I get it on Amazon, but I’m sure it’s available elsewhere as well. Enjoy!
Interesting…I haven’t had a chance to try it out yet, but I’ve done a preliminary review. I’ll have to give it a shot sometime soon.
I’m not really sure how they get away with it. My guess is that they don’t stay with one celebrity long enough for them to get into hot water.
I think it’s just that nobody has grabbed that particular bull by the horns yet because everybody is so darn busy just getting through their collective, chaotic days :- )
Thanks in advance.
Their customer service number is (855) 962-7747. Give them a call asap and tell them you want to cancel.
They may tell you you need to call back once you get the product. I’m not sure, they all do things a little differently.
But the sooner you get in touch with them and start the process, the better. Some people have had trouble getting through on to their customer service line.
If that happens, call your bank. They’ll have a number that works.
I must have messed something up on the order. Because I got an email today offering 50% off on my order because it did not go through.
Sounds like you dodged a bullet!
Thank you for the research and information…the question I have is if both Alpha ZXT and Neuro 3x are exactly the same are you saying it’s simply better to just get Optimind?
Thanks for confirming my suspicions before I forked over a bunch of money.
Here’s the number I found on their website: 1 (855) 962-7747 If you can’t seem to get through (which a few have been complaining about on here), I would contact your bank. They will DEFINITELY have the correct number and may even run a 3 way call with you.
I’ve read that others were frustrated with calling their customer support number, which I never tried.
All I did was reply back to the order confirmation email and tell then I was going to refuse the shipment and tell American Express not to pay them, and they automatically credited the amount back on my card.
Unfortunately they sent it regular mail and I was not able to refuse delivery, so now I have to ship the unopened package back. Hope this helps you with your particular situation.
Love it, the man Rob and the TRUTH!
thank you sooo much
Big shout out from Detroit, MI
Anybody who wants to shut you down for doing the research they neglect to mention after publishing their tripe deserves to be affiliated with the con artists, snake oil profiteers, and quacks they’re protecting. Frankly, people like Stephen Hawking, Bradley Cooper, and Denzell Washington should be protecting their own reputations with a bit more effort instead of relying on you to correct the fiction being attributed to them.
Why would any honest man want his name associated with the crap these people are trying to sell? You’ve done a service to them as well as everybody else, and they (excepting Nostradamus and Isaac Newton for obvious reasons) should be equally thankful.
They’ve actually got the money to press a legal finding and a public relations campaign to correct this deficiency, and yet it seems they’ve decided to just let it go by without comment. Without a denial or disavowal of some sort, they’re letting folks reach their own conclusions.
Given the fact that most people tend to believe anything that’s written down, that’s not exactly a response guaranteed to protect the consumer, most of whom can’t afford to spend their hard-earned money on a pile of garbage.
Thanks for your desire to set things right
Most being for quick fix weight loss. It is refreshing for someone to be honest.
I’m not surprised that yahoo has it on their site masquerading as ‘news’, as most of their articles seem to be fabricated as well. Glad you posted this blog about this crap Alpha MSRP or whatever it is.
One thing the internet has helped me with is to be more critical and less trusting of so called ‘truth’. Thank you Rob!
Somebody didn’t take their pill or “notice” the error.
The one thing I can say is I have been using focus formula I believe its called and every once in a while I notice some memory improvement, but not a lot. My brain is so screwed up its ridiculous
The company that makes Alpha ZXT or their advertising firm has enormous balls, and I’m sure they’re going to have to pay some big $$ for their unethical marketing practices. I’m plan to tell the UPS or FedEx guy he can take my order right back where it came from.
I tried to post a comment on the webpage of this advertisement and it will not allow me to. So I found this and would warn anyone considering buying to research them completely.
They advertise the same way they did when neruoflexin was introduced and I would like to acquire a legal telephone and address that could be ascertained by the Consumer Services and BBB.
I think they’re definitely running a bit scared because when I called American Express this morning to make sure the charge would not go through, the (Alpha ZXT) people had already removed/credited it back to my account.
When I saw your post, I called Amex back and found out the company is Cleanhealth, LLC(maybe CleanHealth), the merchant name is Hyperion, and they are operating out of Scottsdale, AZ.
Hope this information helps you out, Cynthia.
I did a quick internet search for Clean Health Nutrition and Neurflexyn. I didn’t find anything definitively linking them (it was just a quick search), but I did find a connection between Clean Health Nutrition and another product called Neuro 3X, which one of our testers used back at the end of last year. It’s looking more and more like there are just a few companies running these scams, running from product to product. We need to keep spreading the word. Thanks David.
It also includes ‘false’ claims and articles similar to the examples mentioned above, including a screenshot of the show ‘The Doctors’ referring to Alpha ZXT as being “Viagra for the Brain” and many more questionable statements.
The cherry on top of the cake, however, is at the bottom of the webpage. Scroll down to read the ultimate red flag on how $$ is all they are after!
Thanks for the heads up. The more we spread the word, the more people we can help avoid these scams. (Sorry, I had to remove your link.
I don’t like linking to sites I don’t know and don’t trust).
I feel that it’s playing God. I don’t believe that a pill can be so powerful and not have a downside to it.
Why do people fall for things that are not good for you? I prefer to age gracefully.
I am 55 yrs old. I exercise daily, eat plenty of vegetables, think positive and above all keep my faith in God strong.
I think this is all a hoax and they are just making a lot of money because they are greedy. Thanks again for a good article.
Thank you for taking the time to expose this. Even if the pill worked I would not buy it due to the false advertising.
Kudos to you for paying attention to your comments and answering them.
I feel the same way.
I totally agree. I’ve reported them.
I encourage everyone else to as well. The more the better.
The other day, in a weak moment brought on sleep deprivation, I actually ordered a bottle of this stuff. (Actually I didn’t: they initially wanted $50 for 30 pills. When I tried to leave the site they offered to send me two more bottles for $15 each.
Using a credit card I placed my order. I was informed that my my card was invalid and the order was declined.
Using the same card I tried again. This time it was accepted, but the “2 more bottles for $14.95 each” part of the offer had “mysteriously” disappeared.
Immediately I sent a follow-up request to cancel the order. I’ve received no return e-mail but to date my credit card has not been charged.
It’s been 4 days so I don’t think it will be.)
Back to this product.
Firstly, I’m glad the order didn’t go through.
I’m highly intolerant to St. John’s Wort.
I tried it a few times years ago for depression, before finding a good psychiatrist. It had the effect of making me…well, crazy: wired, highly impatient, fearless, angry, tending to act out impulsively: all qualities that are not normal components of my personality. (Eleuthera, aka “Siberian Ginseng” has the same effect.
They often sneak it into green formulas such as “Green Vibrance”. For me it exacerbates my pre-existing depression and initiates impulses of rage so powerful I’m unable to control them. It doesn’t have this effect on everyone I’m told; I’m just one of the lucky ones…but not the only one. Use with caution!)
Regarding this Alpha Romeo, sorry, Alpha AZT compound I have just two questions: (1) – As you could find nothing positive to say about it why did it get 2 & 1/2 stars?
Perhaps if, after rigorous testing, it had been found to even partly live up to it’s claims, that might be enough to counteract some of the false advertising issues (although at 50 bucks for 30 it should at least have the side effect of growing hair on a cue ball). However, as you pointed out, their claims have become increasingly outrageous! (“Stephan Hawking says it will change humanity?” Really?!) It’s blatant hoaxes like this that give the drug company lobbyists more ammo to use against the supplement industry.
I’ve personally benefited greatly from alternative medicine over the years and would hate to see it shut down due to the lying bastards such as the ones behind this promotional campaign.
(2) – There are laws against false advertising, aren’t there? Unauthorized claims falsely attributed to various celebrities, for example? I know these fly- by-night outfits are often quite difficult to track down and prosecute, often consisting of a post-office-box in the Cayman Islands as they are, but this outfit still needs to be pointed out to the agencies that oversee false advertising. (Of course this “company” will be gone as soon as the celebrities whose images are being used without their permission become aware of the fact and notify their lawyers, so…speed in reporting is of the essense.)
So, my second question is: do you happen to know the name(s) of the regulatory agency(s) authorized to bring the legal hammer down on false advertisers? I think you’d be doing everyone a favor by reporting them yourself.
Beyond that, every little report helps.
Meanwhile, I like you site. (As requested, I also “liked” your site on both Twitter and FB.) The supplement market is indeed poorly regulated, as evidenced by various products sold at drugs stores and WalMart containing not a molecule of the herbs listed on the labels, as recently reported by independent labs We all need to stick to the good brands and only buy from the more ethical and best-informed vitamin shops. Meanwhile, from what I can see your site also provides a valuable service.
Keep up the good work – Doug (If you should decide to post any of this, please don’t use my full name or reveal my e-mail address.
Thanks. 😉 )
Yeah, I agree. I’ll have to go in and change the rating.
I gave it a 2.5 on initial findings, but clearly it doesn’t work and the marketing is beyond ridiculous. I’ve notified the FTC about Alpha ZXT, and I’m sure it would be a good thing if others did the same.
Thanks for spreading the word about us!
For all those that are really interested… All one really has to do is go to a company’s facebook page… If the company is truly legit you will be able to tell in short order by the posts and likes. Certainly there was a time that companies could buy likes and still can to some degree. but a product like this if legit would have thousands of likes if not hundreds of thousands of likes or more….
The truth is that company has what appears to be about 3-5 facebook pages and no outside posts from other users and just repetitive posts of pics of the bottle.
I knew this was a scam, though wished it wasn’t.
I can’t think of anyone who does not want to maintain or improve their mental acuity.
Thanks Rob for the extra research as it only reaffirmed what I had been finding. You would think these people would be turned into the Consumer Protection Agency.
Ginko biboa overall is a strong blood thinner and is dangerous to use along with aspirin- this my own experience. For further due diligence research cardol/adipostatin A and cashew nut shell liquid ( CNSL ) for toxicity.
I don’t have any inside information for Alpha ZXT, but I looked for contact info on their website. Their customer service phone number is 1 (855) 962-7747, and they’re open Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm EST. They also have an email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now I can not run away from it fast enough.
Have a good day and keep up the good day,
Thank you. It was very difficult to find an objective review.
The claims for this product were enough to make me very suspicious of it, let alone the testimonies from celebrities. Who would go public that they were basically an untalented dimwit without it?
Check out Phenibut. But make sure you use it sparingly – no more than 2 times a week with at least 3 or 4 days in between doses. I talk about my experience with it here:
I calles customer support 7 times, and got the same person. I was given a different name multiple times, and my order was cancelled because I complained.
I DID NOT cancel my own order.
SCAM, SCAM, SCAM… BUYER BEWARE!
Heather, Suzie, Etc. are all the same person. I have the reordings and will be turning them over to the AZ Attorney General.
I suffer from Bi-Polar “1” and my energy, focus and ability to complete most tasks suck. I need off the half a dozen daily prescribed pills and get more funtional.
Any real honest guidance would be appreciated. Thanks, John
I wish you the best, but I’m not qualified to advise you about replacing your prescription medications. Additionally, I don’t have any real knowledge about supplements to benefit those with bi-polar disorder.
Exercise you mind and your body. Get a job that is fast moving and physically and mentally challenging such as a framer or framing contractor.
And read boks and real print newspapers and magazines every night. This will give your mind something to chew on even when you sleep.
Lastly don’t just stop taking taking those drugs all at once. I stopped lovastaine without tappering and goot the most hyper ever in my life.
I calmed down by sitting and reading anewspaper. Like I said -read!
Five stars for somebody who says “OH THIS SHIT WORKS JUST TRY IT”
Moral: don’t believe the number of stars.
One star is for least favorable. Five stars are for most favorable.
Hope that helps.
Thank you thank you thank you
In so glad I found your website
I issued a refund today didn’t even try it after I saw your site here
I’m not sure why that’s odd.
I searched for anything negative but to no avail. I am grateful for the injection of truth you provide!
After reading the Apha ZXT ad, I pushed the “free trial offer” prompt and had my credit card out ready to punch in my digits, “$149 for three bottles”… what??!! Had a gut feeling, it sounded to good to be true. Did some research and read a few articles… WOW!!!
Talk about false avdertising. Mahalo for saving me some kala…. or $$$.
I am in the oil and gas business and have not worked since December 2014. However, I was very interested in the product and was ready to purchase Alpha ZXT for my FATHER. After reading your article and your taking the product that apparently has no effect.
I believe I will save my money, and continue to hope that the people be put out of business because of people like you who have the guts and willingness to speak the TRUTH!! Amen Brother, Thank you for saving me a lot money and much heartbreak from another fake product.
Oh by the way Johnny Depp is surprisingly advertising this propduct now.
Do you know if any of the high profile people “pushing” Alpha ZXT are being compensated by the manufacturer?
WHY DOES YAHOO ALLOW THESE DECEPTIVE ADS ON THEIR HOME PAGE?
Needless to say after reading this thread, I did not and will not purchase Alpha ZXT
Very clever pshhhhhhhh. Now, have fun blocking this comment and probably every other REAL one submitted 😀
You “replied” to you it, but didn’t address my concern.. Still seeming clever..
Why do the dates not concur with REAL time? I took a screenshot from my apple computer which has the date and time up top….
Want to see>>?? Check your email 😀
No story here, Chris. Sorry to disappoint.
I too was skeptical in the claims in the ads, and hate that Yahoo! lets them post ads that look like links to news stories to lure people in to sites selling this crap.
You almost didn’t need to post an actual review – but thanks for doing it anyway. With so much scam involved in the advertising, it was definitely not a surprise to find the pills didn’t work as claimed.
It now seems John Deep is going to Jail for 10 years for having Alpha ZXT in DownUnder Land.
( as per Yahoo news ) What a Joke!
Have an AWLSOME Day…
What am I missing here?
Would you recommend stacking a Test booster and an HGH booster? If so, which HGH booster do you recommend?
I haven’t tried it, but I did some research and wrote up a review. Check it out here. A Testosterone Booster with an HGH releaser is a great stack. Go with HyperGH 14X.
What i DIDN”T know was the shady advertising. Good job and keep it up.
I don’t have twitter or Facebook so this is all I can do. thumbs up
And 400% would turn him into someone with the ridiculously impossble IQ of 400? No one has ever gone beyind the low 200s before, and more likely not beyond the high 100s.
Their market is obviously not reasonably intelligent people who can do simple math and who know a bit about intelligence testing.
P.s.thanks for saving me money, David Letterman is taking it, is the ad I seen
Sure, my memory isn’t what it used to be, but I’d rather use something that really helps rather than just pretends to help.
Check out Optimind. It’s a legit product that really does help.
The only thing is I’m from the UK and I think the one’s you have tried and tested are not available in the UK. any advise on what to do would be appreciated.
Yeah as far as I know they don’t sell Optimind outside of the US. However, they DO sell the Mind Boost Day and Night Formula worldwide, check out my review of that one here: https://www.supplementcritique.com/mind-boost-day-and-night-formula-review/
Yup, we exposed that one too. It’s not uncommon for competitors to see what each others advertising strategy is, and many of them will attempt to mimic that.
Just saved me $149
This is an amazing site for to get another veiw besides all the marketing CRAP they sell us to buy a product ( thank God for the Internet ) now even someone with very average intelagence can keep themselves from being scamed with a little time and a smart phone!
Once again THANK YOU
Great write up. I constantly make the same effort to friends and family that fall for such blatantly far fetched advertising.
Glad to know there is some one else who can see a product for what it is through the integrity of it’s marketing. If the product was truly a wonder, you wouldn’t have to falsify it’s greatness.
It’s not like Google won’t discredit and fake quotations or photo shopped magazine covers for you in about 5 seconds flat. Lol.
Keep up the good work.
I’m warning anyone that this is a scam, in my opinion, and I feel ripped off since I may be out 150.00 unless the card company will help out.
Definitely talk to your credit card company. They may not refund what you’ve already spent, but they’ll definitely make sure they can’t charge you any more.
It has similar ingredients to OptiMind. No caffeine.
I am a registered pharmacist for 40 years, now retired, because I can not remember how to get to work. Just kidding.
Love what Rob Miller is doing.
You’re right. I see that now.
I actually did order it, and have it here, but got sidetracked and forgot all about it. I will get to it, but I agree, it’s likely to be the same as the other free trial products, so it’s not really at the top of my list.
I respect you’re opinion, and if you’re only interested in hearing from people who’ve tried a supplement, that’s up to you. There’s nothing misleading about my reviews.
If I haven’t tried a supplement, I don’t attempt to make readers think that I have. With these free trial products, though, the problems are more with the billing procedures and customer service than with the supplement itself.
Seriously, have you even Googled “Alpha ZXT”? They’re using free-hosting sites to back up their claims, really?!
I can’t save people from spending their hard earned money on a bullshit supplement, but I can at least try.
This is my first time to your website and so far I like it.
I also signed up for your free e book. I’m 49yrs old and I was reading your review about Testo Fuel.
I’m interested in this product.
On their website for three boxed plus one free box. its $219 dollers and you get free shipping.
The problem is I’m in Canada and if I did the exchange rate right. $219 UK is $409 Canadian. My wife would kill me if I spent that on four boxes of Testo Fuel.
Is there any products sold in the USA that is cheaper and somewhat close to Testo Fuel that you can recommend to me.
I don’t really have a specific recommendation for something cheaper. Most of the quality testosterone boosters I know of are in the same price range.
But there are lots of cheaper options out there. Check out your local GNC or other supplement store.
Look for something with D-Aspartic Acid.
I haven’t tried Alpha ZXT, and I don’t have any plans to. Products marketed this way pretty much rule themselves out for me. And yes, Optimind is my number one choice.
I haven’t, but I generally don’t recommend product that over-promise and stretch the truth like this one does.
You would visit their website to place an order. Just make sure you know the terms before you place your order.
Otherwise you might be on the hook for months worth of this stuff.
I haven’t tried it myself. My recommendation is that you go ahead and try it, but make sure you call and cancel before the end of the 14 day trial. If you’re looking for something better, check out Optimind.
Trying to look for the end of the rainbow Alan.
I haven’t reviewed it myself, but a little research shows an awful lot of articles calling it out as a scam.